The U.S Army has appointed David M. Markowitz as its new chief data officer, as reported by FedScoop. In his new role, Markowitz will help drive the agency’s efforts to carry out the Department of Defense data strategies as part of the warfighting program.
Markowitz replaces Greg Garcia, who will continue to serve the agency as the acting deputy chief information officer.
Markowitz previously served as assistant deputy chief of staff at the Army’s G-8 office.
Markowitz holds a Doctorate of Operations Research from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
He has also worked with the U.S. Department of State Political-Military Bureau’s Office of Weapons Proliferation, the U.S. Army Research, and Development and Engineering Center at Natick Massachusetts.